My car lost its home town…

I’m not sure the exact day, but I do know the year – 2012 – when my Chevrolet Cruze “Dracourage” rolled out of its birthplace – a factory in Lordstown, Ohio.  This was my second car born at that plant; my 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt “The Blackbird” also was assembled at that facility. So yeah, the…

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7 and 7 on Saturday, April 7, 2018

It’s time for the Saturday recap of blogs from my fellow writers, observers and conceptualists.  There’s a  big word.  Conceptualists.  That should at least get a quadruple word score in Scrabble. As always, let’s start our Saturday morning recap by pulling some blogs from the Times Union’s community blogging team, shall we? Rob Hoffman’s “Hoffman…

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The Big E-Durham Road Trip, 2017 Edition

This is a great way to wrap up Competition Season 2017. Two of my pictures, Stone Saltwater Surf and Seagulls and Step and Pivot, are at the Big E’s Photo Salon at the Eastern States Exhibition.  Those two pictures, along with What the Grasshopper Saw and The Cumulo-Nimbus Eclipse, are also appearing at the Durham…

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Another test of my IRIX lens

Of late, I’ve really enjoyed my new Irix 15mm f/2.4 super-ultrawide rectilinear camera lens.   I used it last month to capture my Stone, Saltwater, Surf and Seagulls picture, which is already aimed for Competition Season 2017. But one picture does not a lens purchase make.  I need to see what else this lens can create.…

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